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Why is London 'the town which Brutus sought by dreams'?

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Why does the speaker in the famous poem want the western wind to blow?

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Who is the 'pale Titan-woman' in Swinburne's 'Ave atque Vale'?

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What are 'The cobweb clues of Rosamond'?

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445 views

Who is the 'one who had lifted it' in Shelley's sonnet about 'the painted veil'?

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Which poet explained 'why sweet Hesper glows'?

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Are these lines by Thomas Nuce a translation and/or taken from a longer poem?

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Did Lord Byron fluff his Greek in his poem beginning 'Maid of Athens, ere we part'?

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Who are the 'sweet Saterian dames'?

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Is Wilfrid Scawen Blunt's poem 'The Camel Rider' really a translation?

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What does it mean for Venus to 'read my case' in Drummond of Hawthornden's madrigal?

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Is Plarr's 'Epitaphium Citharistriae' a translation?

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Does Auden's poem 'The Model' refer to any particular painting?

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Who or what is 'our God' in Swinburne's 'Ave atque Vale'?

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What did W M Praed mean by 'see if he turns out his toe'?

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In which poem(s) in Day by Day does Robert Lowell describe erectile dysfunction?

8 votes
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Who is the 'Immortal Hale' in William Cowper's The Task?

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To which 'Argive queen' was Ben Jonson referring in his verse letter to the Countess of Rutland?

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Is John Crowe Ransom's 'Vision by Sweetwater' autobiographical?